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An anticyclone centred in the Irish Sea will move southeastwards to become a declining ridge across southern parts by Tuesday. This will allow a mainly southwesterly flow to develop.

* Wind or gale warning issued

  1. From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

    From Cape Wrath to Rattray Head including Orkney

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain later in northwest.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later in northwest.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in far northwest.
    • Weather

      Rain at first, showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate at first.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  2. Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

    Rattray Head to Berwick on Tweed

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming south or southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwest veering west 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  3. Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

    Berwick on Tweed to Whitby

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwesterly backing westerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first in south, becoming variable later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwest 4 or 5, then variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Occasional rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  4. Whitby to Gibraltar Point

    Whitby to Gibraltar Point

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      North 4 or 5, backing west 3 or 4, then becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southwest 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate becoming slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  5. Gibraltar Point to North Foreland * warning

    Gibraltar Point to North Foreland

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly backing northwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 in east, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, but mainly slight in Thames estuary.
    • Weather

      Showers at first.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable becoming southwesterly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  6. North Foreland to Selsey Bill

    North Foreland to Selsey Bill

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 4 or 5, becoming variable 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwesterly 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  7. Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

    Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally smooth later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  8. Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

    Lyme Regis to Lands End including the Isles of Scilly

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      East or northeast 3 or 4, occasionally 5 at first, becoming variable 2 or 3 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight, but slight or moderate in far west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  9. Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

    Lands End to St Davids Head including the Bristol Channel

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate at first in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or 4, becoming southwest 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later in west.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  10. St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

    St Davids Head to Great Ormes Head, including St Georges Channel

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 3 at first in south.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  11. Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

    Great Ormes Head to the Mull of Galloway

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  12. Isle of Man

    Isle of Man

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 3 or 4 later.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Fair at first, then occasional rain or drizzle.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  13. Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

    Lough Foyle to Carlingford Lough

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming south or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later in far north.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate for a time.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  14. The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

    The Mull of Galloway to Mull of Kintyre including the Firth of Clyde and the North Channel

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming south or southwest 3 or 4.
    • Sea State

      Smooth or slight.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West or southwest 4 or 5.
    • Sea State

      Slight, becoming moderate later near Mull of Kintyre.
    • Weather

      Rain for a time.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate for a time.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  15. Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

    Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 3 or 4, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
    • Weather

      Rain later in north.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later in north.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in west.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers.
    • Visibility

      Moderate or good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  16. The Minch * warning

    The Minch

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight, occasionally moderate later.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Slight or moderate.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  17. Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides * warning

    Ardnamurchan Point to Cape Wrath including the Outer Hebrides

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    Strong wind warning

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 2 or 3, becoming west or southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate.
    • Weather

      Rain or showers later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      West backing southwest 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, becoming rough later.
    • Weather

      Showers, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  18. Shetland Isles * warning

    Shetland Isles

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northwest 4 or 5, becoming variable 2 or 3, then south 4 or 5 later.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight.
    • Weather

      Rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, becoming moderate later.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      --
    • Sea State

      --
    • Weather

      --
    • Visibility

      --

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

    For coastal areas up to 60 nautical miles from Lerwick, Shetland

    Gale Warnings in operation for Sea Area Fair Isle: Nil

    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 04:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 in east, becoming variable 3 or less.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in sheltered eastern side of shetland and in southeast later.
    • Weather

      Fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    05:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Variable 3 or less becoming southerly 3 or 4, occasionally 5 later in west.
    • Sea State

      Moderate, occasionally slight in southeast.
    • Weather

      Fair, rain later.
    • Visibility

      Good, occasionally moderate.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

  19. The Channel Islands

    The Channel Islands

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    17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 4 to 5, decreasing 3 to 4 overnight.
    • Sea State

      Slight, locally moderate in the north and west at first.
    • Weather

      Mainly fair.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

    • Wind

      Northeast to east 2 to 4, perhaps locally 5 south of jersey at first, decreasing 2 to 3 by morning.
    • Sea State

      Slight with a low swell at first.
    • Weather

      Fair to cloudy.
    • Visibility

      Good.

    Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep

Mull of Kintyre to Ardnamurchan Point

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17:00 UTC Sun 21st Sep – 16:59 UTC Mon 22nd Sep

  • Wind

    Variable 2 or 3, becoming southwest 3 or 4, then veering west 4 or 5 later.
  • Sea State

    Slight, occasionally moderate in west.
  • Weather

    Rain later in north.
  • Visibility

    Good, becoming moderate later in north.

17:00 UTC Mon 22nd Sep – 16:59 UTC Tue 23rd Sep

  • Wind

    Westerly or southwesterly 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later in north.
  • Sea State

    Slight or moderate, becoming rough later in west.
  • Weather

    Rain or showers.
  • Visibility

    Moderate or good.

Issued at 17:00 UTC on Sunday 21st Sep